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One Sharp Sword - Cutting Through To What Matters Most with Dr Wayne Pernell is meant to be thought-provoking and inspiring. This show offers no advice or counsel related to law, finance, or health (either physical or mental).  You are listening at your own discretion and interpreting what you hear in your own way. 

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Sep 13, 2022

Jim’s job is unusual. He leads teams of innovators to continue to innovate. He has created an innovation ecosystem, nurturing ideas and building bridges.


In our interview, he highlights that entrepreneurship is about:

  • Staying open-minded and continuing your lifelong learning
  • Building and nurturing relationships, whether your team or your advisors
  • Leading by being a good person with good values 


He repeatedly advised that, as a leader, you need to get a coach.


Get a coach!


I underscored that to focus on the idea of, "who do I need to become to lead a company that is growing?"


The easiest part of an entrepreneur’s day: celebrate your team members!


Jim also advises over-communicating so that your message is received and focusing on your health, both physical and mental, as a role model. 


Reach out to someone - on your team or beyond, just ask, “how are you doing?”


He invites you to connect with him on LinkedIn at 


Thank you for listening to One Sharp Sword!  Be sure to also check out Wednesdays With Wayne for quick, fun, and inspirational mid-week reading.